William got hitched today. Big day for the English. When the economy’s tanking and society’s falling apart it’s nice to have a bit of a distraction. When it comes to pomp, the English nobility have it down pat.
I didn’t get an invitation to the wedding. (fancy that!) But I do have some tenuous ties to the British royalty. I once got to live in Osborne House–well ok, I was relegated to the basement but it still counts. And second, Queen Elizabeth, saddened that I couldn’t make it to her coronation, sent me one of her very own cups for my tea.
As you see, I still have it. I keep thinking it might have a collector’s value someday, but as every young kid in England got one too, it might not be worth all that much.